Paris and the Netherlands are already vying for the attention of international litigants, with both countries due to open international commercial courts later this year. It seems the cogs of Brexit and its consequences for the legal world and our courts are already starting to turn. The government is keen to quash any uncertainty around […]
New data collected by The Lawyer shows that an overwhelming 82 per cent of UK-based lawyers voted to remain in the EU in the referendum. But perhaps the most significant finding of The Lawyer’s survey – if perhaps not a surprising one – is that there appears to be little sign of anyone on either side changing […]
Is Brexit going to create more work for you and your team as clients get to grips with the new regulatory landscape? Or are you worried that work will dry up? To answer these questions The Lawyer has launched an anonymous survey, which aims to gather thoughts from UK and European lawyers in private practice. […]
As 2016 was hailed the year of disruptive political change at the heart of the Anglo-Saxon world, many expected the political storm to sweep the European continent in 2017 due to the elections in several key countries. But election results in The Netherlands, Germany and France provided a certain level of relief and continuity for the EU […]
This year’s Global Litigation 50 report offers some tantalising glimpses into the future direction of the world’s disputes market, courtesy of the largest litigation and arbitration practices on the planet.
For decades, Germany has been one of the biggest foreign investors in the UK. While the British love to talk about their ‘special relationship’ with the United States, there is now every chance that, in a post-Brexit world, Germany will become the UK’s new priority…
An Opinion, by English barristers Richard Gordon QC and Tom Pascoe, has been published considering the effect of Brexit (i.e. departure from the EU) upon the Unitary Patent (UP) Regulation and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement. Can the UK remain involved in the UP and UPC system? In summary, it was concluded that, upon Brexit, the […]